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Arethe ones who sit dov
They ut this and that toge
don't bite at all "Bargain A
"We give su
They know that they save r
article they buy from us. IP
pared or financially able to;
money than we are. It act
a double-seated carriage an
all the goods that a farmer
We have thousands of barg
only mention here a very fE
500 pairs Pants not a sing
'$1.50, our price 92c. pal
300 pairs Knee Pants, evel
250 Men's Suits, not a Sul
our price $4.98.
100 Boys' Suits, not a suit
our price 89c.
back. Don't buy a single y
Worsteds, Woolens Outing.
Come, if you don't Iuy it will post
1,0 0 yards Outing going at 'Ie yal
SHoES! SHoES!---We have the Sl
money, you want the Shoes-Goii
Come before you buy We have
the lime to dispose of goods for le.
PECIAL-10 3ds. 40 in. heavy Wt
Which we usr are with
We believe in PURl'
W- constantly preact
We always practice I
PURITY counts, and
Ask your doctor.
* MAYES' E
\1 u where Good 'I
sales wil take
Yes, we have the best I
shown in Prosperity. We
Post Cards and Toilet Arti
We sell other goods aisc
Yours for m<
For full in
in and consider things carefull
ther and draw conclus'ons. Th(
" Pins at Ic paper, Towels 5
::h things away."
Ackits, dimes and dollars on evej
Jo other, merchant is better pr
give you "greater values" for yot
ually required a two-horse wagoi
d a one-horse buggy to carry c
bought from us last week for $101
ains in every department. We cs
le pair in the lot worth less thg
-y pair worth 50c, our price 23c. p
in the lot worth less than $7.51
in the lot worth less than $2.51
where we. rip competition up tt
ard of your Brilliantines, Henrietta
i. etc., until you have seen our lin
you and save you many dollars.
ioes, you've got the money, we want t
ig at half price.
little time to write advertisements, but i
s than all the rest.
'The Fair and Square Dealer
ite lomespun at only 59c.
Dut exception the purest grade.
IURITY when preparing medi
counts for much, in medicines.
tits(oC1 is the cen
fion i a enali i c st or -~
. Cloks. C a etc. for
d Look? This done, th
.'are of themnselIves.
ine of Jewelry and Watche~s ev
have all the novelties in this lhr
cles as well.
E S. S BIRGE Co.
Ist Line Railroa
m. Sleepers be
formation write to
~. J. CRAIG,
enger Traffic Manager,
WiImington, N. C
DISOHARGE TROOPS ANTERED
COMPACT TO PRESERVE SEC
Opinion of Maj Blocksom--Great Pres
y sure Brought to Bear to Have
A Rehearing of the Case.
1, Washiiton. Nov. 21.-The war de
If partiment issued the following state
1ment today conecriiig the negro
I'ops ordered dlimmlissed at Fort
In the matter of the order dis
cluirm ithe enlisted men of three
COMpalies of tle Twenty-fifth inifa
r. try issiued by the president, applica
), tion was presented to the secretary of
war by a 111nmber of persons of stallnd
3 ing asking a relearig by the presi
de toil (lie gIroindi oi which tile ae
tion was taken. The secretary fele
ie -rapied tlie president of the apylica
S, tion and delaved the proceedings of
le diselarge iitil (lie presideit could
indicate his wishes. h'lie secretary was
meanitimlie ealled out of, town. No an
e swer was r-eeeived from lthe president.
tl The seeretary on his rettrii didn't feel
justified in furtther delaying tle exe
ention1 (if the order of disehiarge. espe
cially in view of the fact that the see
retary thien learned that the presidenit
had fully and exhaustively considered
the argument against the order, of the
persons who now applied for a re
hearing. Aceordingly. tile secretary
di reected1 yester'uday,Tedf,ta h
'l~' nili ,'I'lesdaN%. that til!
proe-dinus f6r distcha.11-re he eontinm
ed wilhiout delay."
The m i-i-at*in f' the cont1it (IF
I. T w4-11Y- 11 ,t IIy Inf IanI tr , a S repIort -
ed Iu i mn by Ij. lit-cksi, inIspItII I
eini. Iouirthi iintantry ac.:tinug in1p-11
-ur genera I and Ii:g. en. Ga li n
ton, inspector eneral of the army,
was made public at tlhe war delart
ment today ill a vohlume entitled "The
A ff'ray at Ilrownsville. Tex.
Mathat lithe af
far was preelncerted anld bothi he and1,
(en.11 arln ex-enerate the oficers
from blame. Gen. Garlington says it
was evident from the first that the
-three companies had entered into a
compact to give no information about,
tle affair. Secretary Taft said to
dIy that nw stelps will I takein to
make a furtller' investiganii.In otf the
vM1ndu4. -df thle olffiver .
In hlis sonmar1,1.V of the rI.mrt ma11de
by le t other 'Ilivelrs andu4 of, his own ef
forts to discover the guiilty soldiers,
llri.-. Cen. (;ariiAmn 'deelares that
ev(ry IIeaIIns ff geltinx evidence coil
cenlIilnz the slhoutin-, was exhausted.
.\U thw men) 4f ilhe 11hree companmiies
w ere talk vl w ithi induivid1ua lly oI di,
'rl )en(ionl , e114. sayS. and the
dlire con4i'-'rfiwnee'( of t heir lailure to
give up thle nihy sohldiers~. were poin
ted out. All thie soldi'rs avoided ques
j t ionis an1d e'venii refsed4 to' is icuss thle
jeuvenits at Brownisville, which wei-e
knwnt have enriatged thle negroes
"T'he secret ie at' ure i of' thle rae,
of~ theiri color', is well known.''
Gen. Garlington's Report.
G'ein. Gallingtdon says: '' Uder such
ciricuimst ane(es sel f-prot eel ion or' self'
inter'est is thle onily leveir by which (lie
hist oriy and record oif (lie regiment to
which they belong, the pairt played by
re ilhese' old( soldiera ini t his ire'or'd, were
le polinted out anld enlarged upon. The
odiiiu t of ischargLe to the battalion
and its indl4ividua(l mnembeirs by this
fort upon)1 I le individunals mnd upjonl
theii b)a ttalion as a whole was~ refeirred
to; and, fi nally, (lie concern of (lie
prlesident o (f the Uinit ed St ateCs in the
matter,. his desiire and thie dlesir'e oIf
the war dtelparit ment tou sepainato thie ini
d nocent fro thaile iruiIt y w"ere e'xplin l
ed. butI withInout eff'eet.'
Coiinini g (en. (hail inugon 's re
''No ab)soluitely accur'at.e verifica
tion of the irifles and the men of the
battalion wa's made on the night of
Aug. 13' in time to account for the
s rifles mnd meni at the beginning of the
firing or immediately on its conclu
sion. The failure is explIained as fol
lows: Tfhe commanding ofmier and his
h- associates, when the alarm was sound
ed and they heard the firing assumed
that it came from the City of Browvns
ville and that the guns were in the
hands of civilians; in other words,
that the garrison was being fired. into
from the outside civilians. It does
not appear to have occnrred to any
of them that certain enlisted men of
the Twenty-fifth infan triy had piosses
sion1 of their arms~ and were commit
tng the crime of firimie into 'the lious
es and uiponi the citizeans'of Browvns.
yille, until the.mayor' of .the city came
to the grarrison and informed the om.
m (anding olileer, Maj. Penlrose, that
Mne Man had beeni killed and another
Wounid1(ed by his soldiers."
Maj Blockso:n's Report.
MIaj Blocksomli inl his report, recoin
mended that if satisfactory evidence
coicerilin"g the identity of tile crimli
inals who '"shdt up'' Brownsville,
did not come froim memibers of the
battalion all enlisted men of the three
Companies present on the night of
Aug. 13 be discliarged ,from the ser
vice and debarred from reenlistement
in the army, navy or marine corps.
Maj. Blocksom regards it particular
ly unfortunate for the reputation of
the battalion that the officers 41id not
discover a single clue to the "terrible
preconcerted crime' ini the investiga
tioi that was conducted by the com
manders of the colored force.
Brig. (en. McSackey, coimianding
the department of Texas, in a dispatet
to the war (l department explains the
discharge of 25 IeIbers of the Twen
ty-fifth infantry on Monday. after
Secretary Taft had ordered the tem
porary silpenlsiol or tle soliers dib
missed by statin- that tle dispatch
selit to Fort Hello aninitciiling Secre
tary Taft 's action did Iot reach that
post Ilitiil nloo on INonday. whicl was
aft'er tlie iell had beein dischavred.
Olkhilionia City, Oklo.. Nov. 21.
Maj Clark al Fort Heno today said:
"We have received nio word to pro
Ceed with the discharge of the colored
troops, and 'noie has been discharged
today. We will not proceed uitil or
tiered to (o so from Washimton.'
Fruit Used as Medicine.
That fruit is it whw.les"lle :rlice
fit divi is. ot voill-Se. a generaly ae
repwlt I -'t. but eI im1ortantl place
wihit "-,ks o" :(l h thev wedicinll
L-f'e'v t it (.N:, 1 m ll n he nt SYsteml
as vny r y heImle w%ell knonvil.
ThIe ImediciIal vt*Pt is I(I11 divet, but
th1e Irumit eloulal's the aItural fiulle
tiois by v which tile severaii reiedial
prlesses which they aid are brought
albout. The fruits which come under
the head of laxatives are the orange,
fi,xs. taiarinds, priues. mulberries,
daes. nectarines and plims. The as
trinlents, pomilegranlates. (ran111berries,
blaekberries, sumiach berries, dewber
rics, rasherrieerries, rriCs, quinces
pears, wild cherries and mediates. Th
diuretics are gooseberries, red and
white currants, piumirpkiis and melous
Lemolls, limes and apples are stomael
'eatI'ives. Tl"akein in tlie morning.early
anll P ran e acs very decilefl as 2
I;xnlive, Sometimes amonnting_ to1
purig ative. ald may be gCeIvrally relie(
11n). Poimegraates ae very string
elit and releive sore throat And\ uvula
Tie bark of tihe root, in the form o
a decoetion, is a good anthelmintfic.
F..i-s. split opel, fromil 111 excellenl
polthice for bhoils and small absesses
Strawblries and lemons, locally a1p
plied. aire o some service in tlie re
miovral of tartatr froim thle teeth
nun0e andi 11 even seaiiSclkness. The'
ined iat ely relieve thle nan due0 (111
,imo(kingi. Bitter ahlnonds 'onitain lby
doeyani acid210( anad arec use ful in
siimph- cough~, lint they frequently pr1o
duc al('2 sort of' net tle rash. The per1
simon1 'is 15ala21tabl)1e wihen ripe, but thb
igreenu fruit is highly aist ringent, ('(n
OPEN EVERY NIGHT
THE SKATING RINK
Admission-Ladies 'FREE; Gentle
men, 10 Cents; Skates or Use o
Floor, 15 Cents.
FUN FOR EVERYBODY.
that will last a life time is what yo
want. Our Os gans have a pure fori
and lovely cases We can suppi
you with an Organ that wilt plcasei
every particular for only $65 and $'
delivered. Write us for our specia
terms of payment, and for illustratiou
of the beautiful Organs referred to.
If you prefer a Piano we have bea
tiful and good new Uprights from $11
up on easy terms.
Malone's Music House,
Ct,:.UMBIA, 8. C.
Buggy For Sah4
First-ctaqs leather quarrer-top buggy gular
anteed; set of.singte buggy hasrness, $6.co
Georgia Vocicle Manufacturing Co.,
' 2 W. Mitchell st.. A tanta, Ga
To every custo,
chases $5.00 or ov,
and Notions we wi
tern of their own s
The offer begins Mond
and holds good until Mon(
Don't think because we 1
much our selection is not
stantly getting in new go(
Be sure to come to see us,
Best Stoves an
Where you find Shield Br
it is a safe place to trad<
they are sold by reliable
everywhere. Be sure to:
Kiser's King $3.9
for men. and you will ge1
money's worth. Made
styles and all the o 1
Leathers, Patent Co1t,I
Gun Metal, Box Calf, et<
H. C. Riser Company
NORTH - SOUTH _
Two Daily Pullman Vesul
Between SOUTH anc
) F IRST-CLASS DININ
lThe Best Rates and RZoute
-Via Richmond and W
Norfolk and Stearnier
Louis, Chicago, New
Points South and Southwe
-n-d Jacksonville arnd a
PosSITIVELy THE SHOPTl
ab-For detailed Information,
man reservations, etc, app,y
' board Air Line Railway, or Joe
Passenger' Agent, Columbia,.
C. F. STEWART.Ass
W. LVBURROIEIIS Tranr P
ner who pur
er of Dry Goocs
II give one pat
ay, November 12th,
lay, November 26th.
iave been selling so
good. We are con
)ds in all our lines.
Y, S. C.
. Pat. Colt
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EAST --. WEST.
)u;tea LJmited Trains
A NEWV YORK.
LCo alU 6.astern~ Cinies'
a; .hin rgton, or via
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li p)oints in F-loridJa
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rates, sche i 'les, Pull
o any agent .'The Sea
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